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Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

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Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz

Test your knowledge of Sophocles' infamous tragedy with eNotes' Oedipus Rex Overview Quiz. Complete with ten essential questions on the play's plot and characters, this quiz is designed to test your understanding of the work as a whole to better prepare you for your next assignment. It also comes with hefty bragging rights. Start quizzing below!

  • Question 1

    How does Oedipus blind himself?

  • Question 2

    What does Oedipus do to his father?

  • Question 3

    Who is Oedipus’s mother?

  • Question 4

    What reason does the shepherd give for taking Oedipus?

  • Question 5

    To end the plague, whose murder must be avenged?

  • Question 6

    What does Oedipus accuse Creon of?

  • Question 7

    Whom does Oedipus erroneously believe is his father?

  • Question 8

    How does Jocasta react to the news about Oedipus?

  • Question 9

    Which of the following is not something Tiresias says Oedipus will discover?

  • Question 10

    Thebes has fallen under the curse of:

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